Daniel Schwammenthal was named Director of the AJC Transatlantic Institute (TAI), AJC's EU office in Brussels, in 2011. In that capacity, he works to strengthen the transatlantic bond by fostering dialogue between the U.S. and the EU in the fields of global security, Arab-Israeli peace, and human rights. Before joining TAI, Schwammenthal worked as an editorial page writer and op-ed editor for The Wall Street Journal Europe in Brussels and Amsterdam, writing about EU politics and economics, the Arab-Israeli conflict, Iran, anti-Semitism, and terrorism. Prior to that, Schwammenthal was a reporter for Dow Jones Newswires in Bonn, Berlin, and Brussels, covering German and European politics, economics, and regulatory affairs. Schwammenthal, a native of Germany, studied Political Science and Political Economy at the University of Aachen, received an M.A. in International Relations and International Communications from Boston University, and a Master's of Law (European Law and Policy) from the University of Manchester.
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